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Introduction to Biosafety

Target Audience: All staff and students required to handle and/or store biohazardous materials or bloodborne pathogens should follow this course.

McGill students & staff click on register online using the McGill Human Resources Staff Development course registration system. Please click here to register online.

Non-Mcgill student registrants please complete and submit the Paying Participant Training Form

Content: Safe laboratory work practices, risk assessments, sterilization and disinfection principles, spill procedures.

Duration: 3 hours (including examination time)

Cost (McGill): Free for McGill Community (students, staff and faculty). When registering using the on-line registration system you will be prompted to enter a FOAPAL - no FOAPAL is required therefore leave the field blank.

Cost (Non-McGill): $100.00 per person plus applicable taxes for Non-McGill participants.

E-Certification Status, please note: If you read "sent" and have not received your copy, please email ehs [at] mcgill [dot] ca, along with the course date and your ID.

English Sessions  
Date Time Location / Language  
Downtown Campus Locations  

Fall 2016

E-certificate Status*

(See above)

August 15, 2016 (Monday) 9h to 12h Stewart Biology Building, 1205 Dr. Penfield, Amphitheatre S 1/3 sent
September 16, 2016 (Friday) 13h30 to 16h 30 Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke West, Room 232  
November 18, 2016 (Friday)

13h30 to 16h 30

Leacock Building, 855 Sherbrooke West, Room 232

February 17, 2017

13h30 to 16h 30

registration not opened yet.  
Macdonald Campus Locations  

Fall 2016


October XX, 2016 (Friday)

9h to 12h date and location will be confirmed in late September 2016